"The South-East Prospect of Rippon, in the County of York", Buck, Samuel and Nathaniel
Subject: England, Yorkshire
Period: 1745 (published)
Publication: Buck's Antiquities
Color: Black & White
30.5 x 12 inches
77.5 x 30.5 cm
A bucolic panorama of Ripon on the northern side of West Riding in Yorkshire with fashionably dressed locals lounging in the foreground and the town in the background. A key to six locations on the right names points of interest, and a panel of text below the view gives a historical overview of the town. Samuel and Nathaniel Buck were engravers who toured England and Wales from 1720-1753 recording architectural antiquities as well as panoramic views of cities and seaports.
A dark impression on a strong sheet with a little minor offsetting.